Maruia River Retreat

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Maruia River Retreat offers relaxed luxury accommodation with the perfect location to explore the South Island of New Zealand.

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Relaxed luxury accommodation nestled between Nelson & Christchurch


With only seven villas in a 500-acre nature estate, peace and tranquility await visitors to this retreat.


  • A stoked hot tub,
  • Sauna and spa,
  • Nature walks,
  • River rafting,
  • Forest bathing,
  • Yoga classes.


With only 7 private villas within our 500-acre nature estate, we offer guests a truly tranquil escape. Our self-contained villas are beautifully appointed with attention to detail. They feature brand new Italian kitchenettes, super king beds and luxury linen.


Nurture your body, mind & soul. Relax and recharge with a sauna, join us for yoga, enjoy a Stoked outdoor hot tub or visit our beautiful spa for a massage or naturopath consultation. Maruia River Retreat is the perfect place to boost your wellbeing.


Race your heart and rest your soul with with river and bird walks, river rafting cruises, fly fishing lessons all within the property or book scenic tours and outdoor adventures nearby.


Synergy shapes the Maruia experience. The ever-changing nature of our valley and estate inspires our offering. The lodgings, special events and especially our cuisine constantly evolve to enhance your experience, day-by-day.


2314 Shenandoah Highway, SH 65, Murchison, 7077
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